Sunday, September 23, 2007 7pm
Inn on the Blues, York Beach, ME
TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: Tickets are $12 advance/$15 door, on the web, phone: 207-363-1886 , at Earcraft (Dover), Tulips (Portsmouth), Acoustic Outfitters (Stratham) and The Inn on the Blues (York Beach ME).
DETAILS: The recently renovated Inn on the Blues is a blues club, restaurant and bar that seats about 110 people, and regularly features blues bands and artists from New England, as well as some touring national artists. It is located right in the heart of downtown York Beach at Short Sands (looking at the ocean!), and serves a full menu of blues food and drinks. It is now a fully non-smoking club, though no one under 21 is allowed in without parent or guardian. There is not a bad seat in the house, and food is served all day, dinner til 9 then pub menu till 11pm. Call the Inn 207-351-3221 for dinner reservations. There is ample parking across the street in the municipal lot. Travel time from Portsmouth NH is about 18 minutes.
Wheelchair access: yes
About Jake Armerding: Since establishing himself as a fiddle virtuoso in the Northern Lights bluegrass band at age 14, Jake Armerding has expanded his musical vision considerably. Also a fine guitarist, mandolinist and songwriter, Armerding has emerged at the forefront of the Boston/New York singer-songwriter new folk movement. The Boston Globe said "Armerding is the most gifted and promising songwriter to emerge from the Boston folk scene in years." Expect great songs, amazing singing and instrumental work, and a glimpse of the future of acoustic music. www.jakearmerding.comJoyce Andersen will open the show and perform with Armerding.
ARTIST WEB SITE: www.jakearmerding.com
DIRECTIONS: Heading North on I-95: After crossing into Maine go 6 miles to Exit #7 (right before Maine Turnpike Toll Gate), stay to the right off exit ramp onto extensions road that takes you to Rt. 1. Take right onto Route 1 South. At next set of lights, go left onto Rt. 1A North (after Mike's Mobil). Follow route 1A all the way through York Village, down Long Sands Beach, Past Nubble Lighthouse Road, stay left coming down the hill, and you will be on Short Sands Beach. Big Parking Lot, Play ground and the ocean on the right, just down the road a piece and on the left hand side is the Inn. Heading South on I-95: Go through York Toll Gate, and immediately take Exit #7 on the right. Bear Left onto Extension Road, that takes you to Rt. 1. Follow the directions above from there.
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